For all postgraduate programme inquiries please contact Prof J Ferreira or Prof I Fabris-Rotelli:  [email protected][email protected]



Postgraduate study brochure 2022  

MSc eScience Brochure


2nd Semester Timetable

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From 2019 our Masters programms (MCom Statistics and MSc Mathematical Statistics) have been rebranded. Their new names are MCom and MSc Advanced Data Analytics. The content and structure remains the same.
Please note that all postgraduate applications need to be completed with the faculty in question directly. Please note that applicants for the PhD degree needs to submit a Letter of Intent (template available) which will be taken into consideration when applications are reviewed for possible admission to the programme by the department postgraduate committee.


Bootcamp 2022

Our 2022 Research Bootcamp will happen be from 16 February until 18 February on the Future Africa Campus of UP. All new students in a postgraduate programme in the Department of Statistics are required to attend the bootcamp. Details will be emailed to you by 10 February.
What you should do in the meanime:
  1. Finalise your registration on the UP portal
  2. Make sure to register for STK 796 if you are an honours student, and STK 899 if you are a masters student, and STK 991 if you are a doctoral student
If you are not registered, you will not have access to clickUP, and will not have access to the course material.
Note that attendance and completion of the bootcamp is required for graduation purposes.
If you have not received an email with further detail by 11 February, please contact [email protected]

2022 Honours essay topics

See the course information brochure here (HONOURS RESEARCH REPORT COURSE INFORMATION 2022).
Put on your inquisitive cap on as you enter the world of research! This year's honours essay topics are filled with relevant and exciting new research avenues.  The list will be made available during the week of the bootcamp.


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